One Small Step

July 20, 2009 at 3:59 am

You know what they say about the longest journey beginning with that first, small step? Well, we made the first step on our way to $23,000 this past weekend at the Romance Writers of America National Conference.

Thursday night at the Moonlight Madness sale, several Romance Unleashed authors and friends (thanks, Ann!) sold t-shirts and tote bags to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. We made $202.89–putting us a bit closer to our $23,000 goal. More important, we got the word out to authors and readers who may join us for our big event.

Thanks to everyone who stopped by our table! We do plan to return again next year, but remember you can always visit our Cafe Press store. We will send all profits from the sales at our store to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.


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In 2008, Unleash Your Story raised $11,366 for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Our 2009 goal is $23,000. Dollars Raised
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Pacesetter Author

Lori Wilde is our 2009 Pacesetter Author.

Lori has sold 47 books to 4 major New York publishers--5 books coming out in 2009. She's prolific and dedicated to writing regularly to keep up with all those deadlines!

Lori promises to set a sizzling pace for all our writers to follow! Her goal for the event is 60,000 words!

To learn more about Lori, visit her Pacesetter Page

Michelle Buonfiglio Pacesetter Reader

We are proud to have Michelle Buonfiglio as our 2009 Pacesetter Reader.

Michelle hosts Barnes &’s new “Heart to Heart” (H2H) daily romance fiction blog and is the creative force behind (RBTB), a fun and positive place where readers and writers hang to talk love, sex, family, life -- and, of course, romance novels

Michelle's goals are to read 10,000 pages and write 10,000 words in her blogs and comments.

To learn more about Michelle, visit her Pacesetter Page


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